Countries at the centre of WHO’s work

Improving WHO’s performance at the country level is a key priority for WHO in the Western Pacific Region. WHO supports countries through technical cooperation, policy dialogue and advice, developing norms and standards, generating and sharing knowledge and convening health partners. The Country Support Unit works with WHO country teams and technical programme teams to improve health outcomes in countries.

Mongolia–WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2017–2021

The Ministry of Health of Mongolia and WHO launched the strategy in September 2017. The strategy supports work towards achievement of the goals of the Mongolia Sustainable Development Vision 2030 and the State Policy on Health (2017–2026), and aims at reducing the prevalence of hepatitis and tuberculosis, and the risk of noncommunicable diseases.

Australia–WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2018–2022

The Australian Government Department of Health, in collaboration with government agencies responsible for the health portfolio and WHO launched the strategy in October 2017. This is the first such strategy between Australia and WHO.

Philippines–WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2017–2022

The Department of Health of the Philippines and WHO launched the strategy in May 2017. The strategy spells out the country's shared vision for health: All for health towards health for all. This is the vision of the Philippine Health Agenda 2016–2022, with which this strategy is closely aligned.

The Lao People's Democratic Republic– WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2017–2021

The Ministry of Health of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and WHO launched the strategy in 2017. The strategy provides a blueprint for collaboration on health for the next five years between the Lao People's Democratic Republic and WHO.

Malaysia–WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2016–2020

The Ministry of Health of Malaysia and WHO launched the strategy to guide their joint collaboration on health for the next five years.

Papua New Guinea-WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2016-2020 

The National Department of Health of Papua New Guinea and WHO launched the strategy in 2016. The strategy maps out priority health issues in Papua New Guinea to be addressed in cooperation with WHO over the next five years.

Cambodia-WHO country cooperation strategy 2016-2020

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia and WHO launched the strategy in 2016. The strategy provides a basis for collaboration on health between Cambodia and WHO over the next five years. We trust that this cooperation, and the joint implementation of this strategy, will contribute to attainment of the highest possible level of health by all people in Cambodia.

China-WHO country cooperation strategy 2016-2020 

The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of the People’s Republic of China and the WHO launched the strategy in 2016. The strategy provides a basis for collaboration on health between China and WHO over the next five years.